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William STEETS

Posted: 3 Oct 2009 11:24AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: STEETS MASSEY BOUCHEA SAUPERSON LAGREU PAGE PURINTON
Is anyone researching this family? Supposedly they were one of the first families to settle in Hudson:

From "History of the Saint Croix Valley" Volume 2, by Augustus B. Easton, 1909.

pg 790:
"The first settlement in the county was made at the mouth of Willow river by Louis Massey and Peter F. Bouchea, a Frenchman, followed soon after by W. Steets and Joseph Sauperson, known as Joe Lagreu. The four men and their families were the first settlers on the land now occupied as Hudson City. In 1846 Captain J. B. Page, with his family, from the Mormon settlement of Nauvoo, landed on these shores and made a claim. Next came Mr. Purinton...."

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